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Baghdad at sunrise : a Brigade Commander's war in Iraq

Author: Peter R Mansoor
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Series: Yale library of military history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An on-the-ground commander describes his brigade's first year in Iraq after the U.S. forces seized Baghdad in the spring of 2003, and explains what went right and wrong as the U.S. military confronted an insurgency, in a firsthand analysis of success and failure in Iraq.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Mansoor
ISBN: 9780300140699 030014069X
OCLC Number: 193911747
Description: xxvii, 376 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Baghdad --
Rusafa --
"Bad karmah" --
Palm groves and blast barriers --
Ramadan --
Adhamiya --
New Year's interlude --
Winter in the desert --
Uprisings --
Karbala --
Transfer of sovereignty --
Reflections.
Series Title: Yale library of military history.
Responsibility: Peter R. Mansoor ; foreword by Donald Kagan and Frederick Kagan.
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Presents a record of what happened after US forces seized Baghdad in the spring of 2003. This title provides a detailed, nuanced analysis of US counterinsurgency operations in Iraq, and along with it  Read more...

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